Authoritative Geographic Information : A 2019 Report by EuroSDR

Authoritative Data in a European Context

Translated from the original post in French “L’information géographique faisant autorité ou authoritative, un rapport 2019 d’EuroSDR“.

Answer question 4
Answer question 5

« Authoritative data is data provided by or on behalf of a public body (authority) which has an official mandate to provide it, that is based on a set of known criteria to ensure (inter alia) high data quality, and that is required to be used or aimed towards extensive use and reuse within the public sector and society as a whole. »